The walking trail from beginning to end incorporates physically demanding terrain, ensuring that you should be prepared to walk for approximately 7-8 hours a day some days there are more than specified hours walk. On average, you can expect to cover a distance of around 10 kilometers per day. The itinerary are lengthy & route involves challenging, including rocky hills, rivers, gorges, glaciers, passes, and several steep ascents and descents through dense pine, rhododendron trees, alpine pasture area. As you make your walk higher up, we walk slow and take rest to have enjoyable trekking experience and ensuring safety. Acclimatization is crucial in the increasing altitude, in order to adapt to the high altitude and prevent altitude sickness. It allows your body to adjust to the decreasing oxygen levels and reduces the risk of any health complications. During this trek additionally, taking rest days at several altitude such as 3700m, 4100m will give trekkers the opportunity to explore the local culture and enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Our team of professionals is dedicated to ensuring your safety and comfort throughout the journey. With their expertise and assistance, you can focus on creating unforgettable memories and achieving your travel goals. The important thing is to have a willingness to challenge yourself and push your limits. Whether you’re just starting out or have been hiking for years, there will always be opportunities for growth and improvement. Hiking and walking since couple of month of this trek is a great way to improve your physical health and build endurance over time.
It is important that participants with pre-existing health check problems or conditions should make these known to us at the time of booking. This information is crucial for us to ensure the safety and well-being of all participants during the event. So that, we can make necessary arrangements and provide appropriate support if needed.
Accommodation and Food
In Kathmandu: 3 star Deluxe hotel with bed and breakfast on twin sharing
On trek: 21 days basic standard twin sharing accommodation in the tea house (trekking guest house), with 3 meals daily, (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and hot drinks Tea/ Coffee). The tea houses along the trekking route provide basic but comfortable accommodations, with twin sharing rooms available. These tea houses also offer a delicious home cooked meals to keep you energized throughout the day, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Additionally, you can enjoy hot drinks such as tea or coffee to warm up after a long day of trekking.
Sherpa Brothers Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd. take every care to make our treks safe and enjoyable. All our routes are scouted to ensure the trails are safe and the facilities along route are of an acceptable standard. In addition, we have vast experience of trekking at altitude and are trained to deal with Acute Altitude Sickness. However, due to terrain, weather and altitude, risk is not always predictable in the Himalaya. To ensure you have a worry free time with us, personal travel insurance is essential to cover the cost of unforeseen accident, illness or rescue. The costs involved can be large and personally overwhelming in the unlikely event of accident or injury.
When is the best time to do Kanchenjunga base camp Trek in General ?
While Nepal can be visited all year, the best times to go walking and trekking to Kanchenjunga base camp are in the spring (March– May) and autumn (late September-November).
Autumn; The best time of year to do Kanchenjunga base camp trek is supposedly in the autumn. With dry weather and crisp, clear skies, the mountain views are at their best. Since the summer monsoon, the countryside has been lush and green.
Spring; As the weather warms up in late February and May wide variety of trekking options become available. The gorgeous magnolia and rhododendron will be in bloom, even though the skies may be cloudier than in the fall.
Winter; Generally, winter brings bright, dry days, though the evenings are bitterly cold at altitude and snow can block path and tea house are closed.
Required gears checklist for Kanchenjunga base camp trek
Having the right gear ensures that you are prepared for adventure and all challenges or emergencies that may arise during your mountain adventures. From proper clothing and footwear to essential tools and safety equipment, your gear provides the necessary support and protection needed to navigate through rugged terrains and unpredictable weather conditions.
Below we present you a basic complete packing list suitable for Kanchenjunga base camp trek.
Day bag – 1
Dry Bag – 1
Walking pole – 1 ( if necessary)
Water bottle or camel bag – 1
Head light – 1
Knife / Multi tools – 1
Cloth and body wear
Down jacket – 1
Sleeping bag – 1
Light warm hiking trouser – 2
Warm liner – 2
Towel – 2
Warm and sun hats – 1/1
Fleece / jacket and pants – 1
Windproof jacket – 1
Long and half sleeve hiking shirt – 3
Buff for (neck and head) – 1
Walking boot – 1
Gloves / mittens – 2
Warm hiking socks (wool / synthetic) – 4
Gaiter – 1
Flip flap/ Sandal – 1
Sun protection, health hygiene and water
Sun cream – 1
Sun glass – 2
Sun hat – 1
Lip guard – 1
Tooth brush – 1
Face wash soap – 1
Sanitizer – 2
Water purifier tablet / lightweight filter
Menstrual product for her
Personal belonging items
Cash Visa / credit card
Power bank backup and charger
Camera / Gopro
Reservation cancellations policy
There will be no fees associated with cancellations made more than 49 days prior to departure.
A penalty of 30% of the total trip cost will apply for cancellations made between 30 and 48 days prior to departure.
60% of the total trip cost will be lost for cancellations made between 15 and 29 days prior to departure.
If a cancellation is made 14 days prior to departure, there will be no reimbursement.
When making your reservation, please let us know about any special needs you may have so that we can make responsible efforts to accommodate your requests and special requirements, as long as the locations and resources allow.